Data protection

Data protection declaration

 

We appreciate your interest in our website.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use during your visit to our website is very important to us. Your data is protected in accordance with the legal regulations.

Please take a moment and read the information below. It provides information about how we handle personal data, for what purpose this data is used, to whom we forward this data and how we protect your personal data.

Your personal rights are our top priority and we make every effort to protect and guarantee these rights.

 

Responsible for the processing of your personal data according to the GeneralData Protection Regulation (GDPR):

 

GIS Gesellschaft für InformationsSysteme AG

Heiligerstraße 7

30159 Hannover

Phone no.: 0511 78643 – 0

E-mail: info@gis-ag.com

 

Collecting and processing of data

Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on our website is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes.

To be logged:

 

  • name of the retrieved file,
  • date and time of retrieval,
  • transferred amount of data,
  • message about successful retrieval,
  • used operating system,
  • browser and browser type,
  • website from which is was forwarded,
  • Internet service provider,
  • visited websites and
  • requesting domain.

 

Additionally, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. The responsible, however, does not draw conculsions on a person.

These data is only required to properly display the contents on our website, to optimise the content permanently for you and to support criminal prosecution in the case of hacker attacks.

Insofar as personal data (such as name, address, e-mail address, etc.) is collected on this website, this is done in voluntary agreement with you and in your knowledge.

The personal data is collected and processed by us within the framework of the provisions of the Telemedia Act (TMG), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG).

A revocation is possible at any time.

 

Use and transfer of personal data

So far as you provided personal data to us, we use this in accordance with the European and German data protection regulations and only for answering your requests, for statements, for settlement and termination of contracts conculded with you, for the technical administration and perhaps for the advertising of our products and services if we have your consent or if this is permitted by law.

Your personal data is only transferred to third parties or transferred in any other way if this is required for the contractual performance – especially the transfer of order data when integrating service providers and/or suppliers etc. -, required for billing purposes or if you have consented in advance. You have the right to withdraw a given consent for the future at any time.

 

Contact form

All your personal data and further information that you give to us via the configured contact form on our website, is collected and processed only for the purpose of the processing and answering of your requests on the basis of Article 6 (1) subsection 1 lit a) and b) GDPR. Your data is transferred to us by e-mail from our provider. Unfortunately, we cannot contact you and process your request if you do not provide the necessary information. An automatic decision making does not take place.

 

A transfer of your provided personal data to third countries or an international organisation does not take place and is also not in planning. A transfer of your personal data to external third parties does not take place. Your personal data that you provide to us via the contact form is stored for the duration of the processing of your request and is deleted or locked immediately after the processing is finished.

 

Newsletter

Insofar as you order our electronic newsletter, your personal data is only processed for the purpose of the regular sending of our newsletter on the basis of Article 6 (1) subsection 1 lit. a) and b) GDPR. After registration, we send you a confirmation e-mail which allows us to verify your identity and reconfirm your consent.

Your data is transferred to us by e-mail from our provider. Unfortunately, we cannot provide our newsletter and process your request or contact you if you do not provide the necessary information. An automatic decision making does not take place.

 

A transfer of your provided personal data to third countries or an international organisation does not take place and is also not in planning. A transfer of your personal data to external third parties does not take place. Your personal data that you provide to us within the framework of the newsletter order is stored until your revocation of consent for receiving the newsletter and will be removed from the mailing list after your deregistration.

 

Blog

If you should use the comment function of our blog, your specified personal data is collected only for the purpose of the publication of your comment on the basis of Article 6 (1) subscetion 1 lit. a) and b) GDPR. The use of the comment function takes places on a voluntary basis and thus also the publication of your comment as well as your name or pseudonym. After checking and release of the comment, it will be published. Unfortunately, we cannot publish your comment if you do not provide the necessary information. An automatic decision making does not take place.

 

A transfer of your provided personal data to third countries or an international organisation does not take place and is also not in planning. A transfer of your personal data to external third parties does not take place. Your personal data that you provide to us within the framework of a comment is stored until you withdraw.

 

Rights of data subjetcs

According to Article 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you are free to claim your rights on the correction, deletion or, if deletion is not possible, on the restriction of the processing and on data portability according to Article 16-18, 20 GDPR. If you want to claim this right, please refer to our data protection officer.

Furthermore, you have the right to make complaints at the responsible supervisory authority at any time. Should you think that the processing of your personal data does not take place within the observance of the data protection laws, we kindly ask you to contact our data protection officer.

Furthermore, according to Article 13 (2) lit. b) GDPR, you have the right to contradict the processing of your personal data at any time.

Protection of the stored data

We use technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are continously improved and adapted according to the state-of-the-art. It cannot be excluded that data that you transfer unecrypted cannot be accessed by third parties during transmission. We point out that regarding the data transmission via the Internet (e. g. at the communication by e-mail) no final secure transmission can be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transferred at all or only via a secure connection (SSL) via the Internet.

 

Protection of minors

The consent to the processing of personal data can only be given by a person of legal age. For information society services, the consent of a child from the age of sixteen is permitted under Art. 8 GDPR.

 

Storage of anonymised data/cookies

On this website, usage data are collected and stored in anonymous form. For this purpose, so-called “cookies” can be used. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. However, these collect and save the data exclusively in pseudonymous form. They are not used to identify you personally and are not merged with data about the bearer of the pseudonym. We use this information to determine the attractiveness of our website and to continually improve its content.

The use of the website is also possible without cookies. If you do not give your consent, no cookies will be set.

 

Tracking pixel

Furthermore, this website uses tracking pixels that collect and use information about the surfing bevahiour of your visit in anonymous form. It collects, processes and uses data such as operating system used, browser used, screen resolution, time of request, activities on the website during a session, IP address, location (region). This information is used for marketing purposes and to improve the advertising offer. The technology allows you to see targeted product recommendations as appropriate banner ads when visiting other websites. Your data will not be used for other purposes. A disclosure to third parties does not take place. If you do not agree with the collection of your data, you can prevent this by appropriate settings in your browser or via this link .

 

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please contact our data protection officer S-CON DATENSCHUTZ, Kriegerstraße 44, 30161 Hannover (datenschutzteam@s-con.de).

 

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) that uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. Cookies transfer the generated information about your use of this website usually to a server of Google in the USA and are stored there. As this website however makes an IP anonymisation, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

 

Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to Google in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. There will be no merging of the Google Analytics transmitted by your browser IP address with other data from Google.

By setting your browser software accordingly, you can prevent the storage of cookies; however, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also prevent the collection by Goolge of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

 

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie is set that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Google Analytics deaktivieren.

If you delete the cookie in your browser, you must enable the Opt-out-Cookie again.

 

Double Click

This website uses DoubleClick for Publishers (“Doubleclick”), a service of Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheat-re Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).

Doubleclick is a platform for the placement, management and optimization of ads on websites. With Doubleclick we can reach and present personalized ads to website visitors who have shown interest in certain content areas. This is made possible through an analysis of their use of our website, including other site pages, and on other websites within the Google display network (Google itself, Google Ads, and other websites). For this purpose, Google uses DoubleClick cookies, which are stored on your computer. Most cookies contain a cookie ID. This is a sequence of characters that match websites and servers to the browser where the cookie is stored. It enables the websites and servers to distinguish the browser from browsers with other cookies and identify every browser with a unique cookie ID. This ID is used exclusively for the unique identification of a web browser on a certain comput-er and not to identify a person. DoubleClick cookies do not contain or store any personal data of users.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the full. You can also set your browser to generally block cookies from the requesting domain. You can also delete cookies from your computer at any time.

The collection of your personal data as part of this service is only after your express consent. This is required by Google in accordance with their policy: https://www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy.html.

More information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your corresponding rights as af-fected person can be found in the Privacy Policy of Google under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

 

 

Social Media

 

Facebook (Link)

On our website we use a reference (link) to the social network Facebook which is exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The reference is indicated via the Facebook logo (no Facebook plug-in).

When clicking the Facebook logo, your browser initiates a direct connection with the Facebook servers. If you are already logged in to Facebook via your personal user account, an automatic forwarding of the information about the visit on our website takes place. It is then possible that Facebook assigns the visit of the website to your account. We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook.

If you do not want that Facebook transfers and stores your data, you must log out from your Facebook account.

 

Facebook plug-ins (Like and Share-Button)

You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins on our website by the “like, share or send buttons” (“Like”). They are operated by the social network Facebook (1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA). A detailed overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be retrieved under the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

 

When you visit our website, a direct connection between the Facebook server and your browser is initiated via the plug-in. Thereby, Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Like button” while you are logged in to your Facebook account, it is possible that you can link the contents on our website on your Facebook profile. Thereby, it is possible for Facebook to assign your visit on our website to your user account. The transmission of your data takes place only after your explicit consent. We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. You find the Privacy Policy of Facebook under: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

 

Twitter

The integrated Twitter function on our website is offered by Twitter Inc. (1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). By using this function, a linking of your visit on our website with your Twitter account takes place. In the course of this, an automatic transmission of data to Twitter takes place. If you do not want that data is transferred to Twitter, you can edit your Twitter account settings. We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter. You find the Privacy Policy of Twitter under:

https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de

 

Twitter Plug-ins (like and share button)

You can recognize the Twitter plug-ins by the “Like-, Share- or Sendbuttons” on our website. These are operated by the social network Twitter Inc. (1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA).

When you visit our website, a direct connection is made via the plug-in between the Twitter server and your browser. Twitter receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If the “Like” button is clicked while you are logged into your Twitter account, you may be able to link the contents of our website to your Twitter profile. This allows Twitter to associate your visit to our website with your user account.

The transmission of your data takes place only after your explicit consent. We point out that we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. The privacy policy of Twitter can be found at: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en

 

XING

We have functions on our website from the XING service. When visting the website, your web browser is connected for a short time with the servers of the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (“XING“),

by which the XING functions are rendered (e. g. for the caclucation of the counter value). XING does not use cookies or stores personal data. Furthermore, no evaluation of your usage behaviour takes place. We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by XING. You find more information under: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

 

Xing Plug-in (Share button)

The Xing Plug-in can be recognized by the “Share button” on our website. This is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

 

When visiting our website, a direct connection is made through the plug-in between the Xing server and your browser. As a result, the share functions – such as the display of counter value – delivered. However Xing does not receive any information about you visiting our site with your IP address.

We point out that we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Xing. The Xing privacy policy can be found at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

 

Kununu

The employers review portal “kununu” that has an integrated linking on our website, is an application of the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (“XING“). We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by kununu or

XING. You find more information under: https://www.kununu.com/de/info/datenschutz

 

LinkedIn (LINK)

We use a link to the LinkedIn social network on our website, which is operated exclusively by LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, hereinafter “LinkedIn”). The link is identified by the LinkedIn logo (not LinkedIn Plug-in).

By clicking the LinkedIn logo, your browser connects directly to the LinkedIn servers. If you are already logged into LinkedIn via your personal user account, the information about visiting our website is automatically forwarded to LinkedIn. It is then possible for LinkedIn to associate the visit to the website with your account. We point out that we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. The following link leads to LinkedIn’s privacy policy: http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

LinkedIn-Plug-ins

We have integrated plug-ins from the social network LinkedIn of the LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereafter: „LinkedIn“) on our website. You can recognise the LinkedIn plug-ins at the LinkedIn logo or the “Share button” (Recommend). If you call our website, a connection between the LinkedIn server and your browser is established. Via this connection, LinkedIn receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you are logged in to your LinkedIn account and click the “Share button”, you have the possibility to link contents of our webiste with your LinkedIn profile. Hereby, a linking between your visit to our website and your user account takes place. We point out that we do not have knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. The following link leads to the Privacy Policy of LinkedIn: http://de.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

 

YouTube (videos)

The plug-ins of YouTube.de/YouTube.com that we use on our website, are represented by YouTube (LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066 USA) and operated by Google Inc. If you call the plug-ins on our website, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Hereby, the information which of our websites you have visited is transmitted to the YouTube server. If you are logged in as a member of YouTube, it is possible for YouTube to assign these information (seen videos and comments) to your personal user account. You can avoid the collection of your data by logging out of your account. The Privacy Policy of YouTube can be found under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google+

Our website uses the functions of Google+ (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).

 

If you visit our Google+ website, a direct conection between your browser and the servers of Google is automatically established. If you are logged in to your personal user account of Google while visiting our website, an automatic transmission of the information of your visit to our website to Google takes place. We expressly inform you that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data. Furthermore, nothing is known to us about the use of this information by Google. If you do not want Google to transfer and store your information, please log out of your Google + profile while visiting our website.

 

More informaton about the collection and processing of your data by Google as well as your corresponding rights as affected person can be founf in the Privacy Policy of Google: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/?hl=de

 

Google+ plug-in (g+ button)

The Google+ plug-in can be recognized by the button with the sign “g+” on the white background our website. This is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. An overview of Google+ plugins can be found at the following link: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins.

When you visit our website, a direct connection is made through the plug-in between the Google+ server and your browser. Google+ sends the content of the plugin directly to your browser and integrates it into the website. Even if you do not have a profile on Google+ or are not logged in to Google+ when clicking on the button, Google+ will receive the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website. Your browser sends information (including your IP address) to a Google+ server in the United States, where it is stored.

If you log into Google+, it will be able to assign your visit to our website directly to your Google+ profile. If you are interacting with the plugins, pressing the “g+” button, that information is directly sent to a Google+ server, where it is stored. In addition, the information will be published on Google + and displayed to your contacts.

Please note that we are not aware of the content of the submitted data and their use by Google+. The Google+ Privacy Policy can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

 

Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface) for the visual presentation of geographic information (maps). Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, you agree with the collection, processing and use of the automatically collected data and the data entered by you during the use of Google Maps by Google or their representatives or third provider.

When using Google Maps, information about your use of our website, including your IP address, is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The transfer of data to the USA is associated with risks under data protection law. If you do not want this, you can deactivate the service of Google Maps and prevent the data transfer to Google. To do this, you need to disable JavaScript in your browser. We point out, however, that you cannot use the map display in this case.

More information about the collection and processing of your data by Google and your corresponding rights as affected person can be found in the Privacy Policy of Google under: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/?hl=de as well as in the terms of use for Google Maps or Google Earth under: https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html

 

Google Tag Manager

Our website uses Google Tag Manager. This allows companies to manage website tags through a single interface. The Google Tag Manager tool itself is a cookielose domain and does not collect personally identifiable information. Google Tag Manager triggers other tags, which may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager. For more information about Google’s collection and processing of your data and related rights, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.